So as we have discussed before weight is a factor in a successful pregnancy (duh). So with me "passing inspection" this is the last hurdle. Fertility clinics have strict rules about BMI (this was one of the 'rules' clinics have accepting you as a patient) and, despite the fact you can be in pretty great health- weight withstanding, they can decline to inseminate you if you are not at or under the BMI cap....more
Everything in our journey to begin artificial insemination has been fab until yesterday. I was diagnosed with PCOS. I have always struggled with weight and irregular periods so this makes sense. But it doesn't make it any easier. My post covers this with a witty tie to a 19th century novel. Stay with me....more
Imagine being diagnosed with cancer, going through grueling chemotherapy treatments, and discovering that the therapy wasn't successful... due to a withholding of the proper chemotherapy dose. For 40% of obese patients, that nightmare is a reality when they receive 85% of the necessary dose due to their weight.
In the past two days, I've bookmarked a lot of interesting health-related articles. They run the gamut from the brain to weight to cancer... in other words, a holistic health salad looking at all parts of the human body.
It’s not something that many people talk about when they are ill and need to see the doctor. Like many things surrounding obesity, most people who are obese prefer to swallow their pride and their hurt and try to access treatment for their illnesses, anyway, despite the roadblocks that are thrown up. But I am tired of being someone who smiles tightly whenever my weight is brought up at any doctor’s appointment, no matter if I’m there for my blood pressure or if I’m there for a sore throat....more
This is good news! Lose weight and get some memory skills back.
The women in this study had an average age of 61, but maybe it applies other ages as well. And after these women dieted, the activity in their brains actually changed. This was visible on MRIs.
The women were split into 2 groups; one group followed the Caveman Diet, and the other followed the Nordic Nutrition Recommendations. Both groups lost weight and both saw memory improvements.
Here's the article:
Issues surrounding the nutritional value of school lunches, is a significant issue in the United States. EverydayHealth.com states that kids who buy lunch at school had a 30% greater risk of obesity than those who brown bag theirs.The stats revealed were a part of a University of Michigan study of over 1000 sixth graders, and results were published in the American Heart Journal....more
Excerpts from the book "Overeating or eating too frequently can cause a feverish state in the system overtaxing the digestive organs. As a result, the bloodstream can become impure and diseases of various kinds can occur." Join me at my blog sites:https://www.facebook.com/CraigVelardiAuthor?ref=hlhttp://craigvelardi.com/...more
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